Inverse association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and atopic rhinitis in children.

@article{Obihara2005InverseAB,
  title={Inverse association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and atopic rhinitis in children.},
  author={Charles C. Obihara and Nulda Beyers and Robert Gie and Paul Charles Potter and Ben J. Marais and Carl J. Lombard and Donald A. Enarson and Jan L. L. Kimpen},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 9},
  pages={1121-5}
}
BACKGROUND The association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection and atopy remains controversial. AIM To investigate the association between MTB infection and atopic rhinitis in children living in a high TB incidence area. METHODS In this cross-sectional study 418 children aged 6-14 years from an established epidemiological research-site in a poor urban community were invited to participate. They were assessed for allergic rhinitis (ISAAC questionnaire) and skin responses to… CONTINUE READING

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